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Sat 10 Sep 2005

More than 4 tonnes of trash removed from mangroves!

Category : coastalcleanup

The International Coastal Cleanup Singapore 2005 has started a week early at mangrove sites in Singapore to catch the low tide. Volunteers ventured into the Kranji, Lim Chu Kang, Sungei Loyang and Sungei Tampines mangroves to battle the curse of marine trash there.

Wildfilms was on site at Kranji mangroves once again with their trusty video cameras and Cyn has blogged the event!

Data is being reported and summarised the same day (see ICCS Results) and some 4,270 kg of marine trash has been hauled away from our mangroves!

Updates and analysis will be posted here - expect lots more results and photos next week too when the bulk of some 2,000 wonderful volunteers take to the beaches and do their bit for the environment!

Posted at 11:58AM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news